Case Study: Belgravia Townhouse

Our latest case study, featured in the April 2016 issue of Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms, is this chic two-bedroom pied-à-terre in the heart of London. It took a full year to complete, but we believe the final result was well worth the wait! “The aim was to create a feeling of comfort and to have a boutique hotel-like finish, and both bedrooms have access to their own shower room”


When this townhouse was bought by Roy & Florence Barker, it took a team of specialist builders almost a year to turn it into the property of their dreams. Designer Thomson Carpenter was enlisted to transform the property into the ultimate London bolthole. The owners vision was to create a chic Parisian-style pied-à-terre but they were also happy to incorporate some contemporary elements. The property features lots of antiques as well as contemporary and custom made products such as reclaimed French marble from Bourgogne Stone and cabinetry by Plain English.


Drummonds Double Crake Vanity Basin with Arabescato marble and Carron Shower sit perfectly with the marble walls and floors of the master en suite. Thomson chose to use marble for the wall coverings and floor in order to create an opulent finish in the ensuite shower room. Detailed panelling can be found throughout the property which was inspired by the owners favourite hotel Le Bristol in Paris. The custom made Single Calder with Black Marquina oozes a character and Parisian appeal in the ensuite shower room.


Photography: Richard Gadsby

Designer: Thomson Carpenter

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